2015 Aprilia RSV4 RR

2015 Aprilia RSV4 RR

The new Aprilia RSV4 RR comes bearing a compact 999cc 65-degree liquid-cooled V-Four engine, both cylinder heads have revised porting and new lighter valvetrain hardware with the valves now fabricated from titanium and spun by reshaped camshafts that are more than a pound lighter. It has a revised airbox and redesigned secondary set of fuel injectors, electronically adjustable intake funnels and the engine’s oil lubrication system also sees some tweaks for improved durability. The Aprilia RSV4 RR’s exhaust system was redesigned and adds another oxygen sensor. Aprilia claims that its V-Four is capable of producing 201 horsepower at 13,000 rpm as measured from the crankshaft for roughly 165-170 horsepower at the business end of the rear tire.

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ModelRSV4 RR
Engine TypeV-Four, DOHC, 16-valve
Engine Displacement999cc
Bore Stroke78.0 mm x 52.3 mm
Compression Ratio13.6:1
Fuel SystemFuel-injection
Starting SystemElectric
Final DriveChain, 16/42 gearing
Rake Trail24.5 deg / 4.13 in.
Seat Height33.3 in.
Wheelbase55.9 in.
Front Suspension43 mm inverted fork, three-way adjustable for spring preload, 4.72 in. travel
Rear SuspensionGas-charged shock absorber, three-way adjustable for spring preload
Front Brake320 mm discs with Brembo M430 monobloc four-piston radial-mount calipers
Rear Brake220 mm disc with Brembo twin-piston caliper w/ Bosch 9MP ABS
Front TireNA
Rear TireNA
Fuel Capacity4.88 gal.
Dry WeightNA